Kazakhstan appoints new ambassador to United States
Azerbaijan, Baku, Jan.4 / Trend E. Kosolapova /
Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev signs a decree appointing new ambassador of Kazakhstan to the United States, Kazakh presidential press service reported on Friday.
Deputy Foreign Minister Kairat Umarov has been appointed to this post.
"By an order of President Nursultan Nazarbayev Umarov was dismissed as the Deputy Foreign Minister of Kazakhstan due to his transfer to another job," the report says.
Previous U.S. Ambassador to Kazakhstan Yerlan Idrisov was earlier appointed as Kazakh Foreign Minister.